BELGRADE, Serbia — When he was Serbia’s information minister in the late 1990s, Aleksandar Vucic censored journalists, forced media critics out of business and served as chief propagandist for the regime of Slobodan Milosevic, the Serbian strongman reviled for the atrocities that followed the breakup of Yugoslavia.
CEAS announcement: On the occasion of the visit of the Minister of Defense of the United States in the process of developing a draft National Strategy for Combating Terrorism and National Security Strategy
Center for Euro-Atlantic Studies (CEAS) welcomes the participation of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Serbia, Zoran Đorđević, on behalf of the Government of Serbia at the Ministerial Meeting of the Global coalition against the Islamic State (ISIS), which was held on March 22nd 2017 in Washington, DC, USA. At a meeting chaired by Rex Tillerson, US Secretary of State, there was a discussion about the key efforts of the Coalition for the fight against ISIS, including armed intervention, the fight against the recruitment of foreign fighters, funding the fight against terrorism and the stabilization of the liberated areas. The meeting was attended by representatives of 68 member countries of the Global Coalition.
After his national security adviser was forced to resign and the leading contender for his replacement withdrew, President Trump named Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster to the post on Monday. The decision was quickly hailed by many within the foreign policy establishment.
Center for Euro-Atlantic studies is one of the signatories of the open letter
A Czech think tank has slammed EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini for spending two years avoiding taking the Russian disinformation threat seriously. The appeal has been signed by high-profile personalities such as Russia’s Gary Kasparov and a former president of Estonia.
Open Letter of European security experts to Federica Mogherini: Please start taking the Russian disinformation threat seriously!
The aggressive actions of the Kremlin are unprecedented in the modern era. Invasion of neighbouring countries, massive bombings and killings of civilians, and the first annexation of a foreign land by force in Europe since World War II, constant violations of other states’ borders, kidnapping foreign citizens, harassment of foreign diplomats, or massive cyber attacks are all in Russia’s current regime toolkit.